Fátima de Jesus Folgôa Baptista

Fátima de Jesus Folgôa Baptista

Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency, Integrated in MED
Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency
Integrated in MED


Doctor in Agricultural Engineering and Habilitation in Agriculture Sciences. Associate Professor in the Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Évora. MED Director. Actual Immediate Past-President of the European Society of Agricultural Engineering (EurAgEng). Full member of MED research centre and former Vice-director of ICAAM. Teaching and research activities mainly related with environmental control in rural buildings (greenhouses and animal buildings), energy efficiency in agriculture and agro-industry, and circular economy.  Author/co-author of more than 50 papers in peer reviewed journals and more than 100 national and international other publications such as book chapters and conferences proceedings. Coordination and/or participation in several national and international research projects.


Present Research
  • Circular economy
  • Environmental control
  • Energy efficiency
Research Interests
  • Energy efficiency
  • Circular economy
  • Environmental control

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Thematic lines to which I contribute:
Viticulture & Enology
Olive Groves & Olive Oil
Animal Production & Health
Irrigated Agriculture

Publications & Patents



Project Funding Lead Institution Role Start End Scope
SFARM - Sustainable Farming Erasmus + Program Agricultural University of Athens(líder) MED Representative 2017-10-15 2020-10-14 Internacional
NEGHTRA-Next Generation Training on Intelligent Greenhouses European Commission | Erasmus + University of Patras MED Representative 2020-07-30 2023-07-30 Internacional
BIOma - BIOma - Soluções integradas de BIOeconomia para a Mobilização da cadeia Agroalimentar Portugal 2020 - SI - Sistema de Incentivos à Investigação e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico(SI I&DT) Campotec In - Conservação e Transformação de Hortofrutícolas S.A. MED Representative 2020-07-01 2023-06-30 Nacional
PSAA - Programa de Sustentabilidade do Azeite do Alentejo Portugal 2020 - Alentejo 2020 Olivum - Associação de Olivicultores do Sul(Portugal) Participant 2021-10-01 2023-06-30 Nacional
TANGO-Circular - Training A New Generation Of farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs to implement the concept of Circular economy in agriculture European Commission - ERASMUS + MED Representative 2022-07-01 2025-06-30 Internacional